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Sage Tea Recipe to Ease Coughing

Sage Tea to Ward Off a Cough

Some of you might remember that my aunt has a thing for conjuring up herbal remedies, like her cold-fighting ginger tea. So when I got hit with a nasty fever last week, I called dear ol' auntie first.

After I described my ailment, she said one word: sage. I was skeptical, mostly because I have never been a huge fan of the pungent, peppery herb. But since sage has been a longstanding healing plant, I whipped up my aunt's recipe. Not only was my cough suppressed, I could actually breathe for a few hours! Give this tea a try the next time you're feeling sickly.

To see the recipe,

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Soothing Sage Tea

Ingredients

  1. 1 1/2 cups hot water
  2. 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
  3. 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  4. 1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  5. Juice from half lemon
  6. Honey, to taste

Directions

  1. Combine hot water, sage, thyme, and lemon zest.
  2. Cover and let mixture steep for 5-15 minutes.
  3. Strain into another glass, and add lemon juice and honey. Serve immediately.

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